Livelink is Now Part of the OpenText ECM Suite

Also known as Livelink ECM – Enterprise Server, Livelink Enterprise Server, Livelink Server

Livelink and Livelink Server

In 1996, the product originally called "Livelink" became OpenText's flagship product. Livelink was the first Web-based collaboration and document management system. At that time, the term "Livelink Server" was also used to describe the Livelink executable file.

Livelink Enterprise Server and Livelink ECM - Enterprise Server

Between 2003 and 2005, "Livelink" evolved from being the name of a single product to being a brand applied to the names of several OpenText software products. As a result of this change, "Livelink Server" became known as "Livelink Enterprise Server" (LES) and later "Livelink ECM - Enterprise Server."

At the same time as this branding change was happening, OpenText began introducing product bundles that included Livelink ECM - Enterprise Server and we stopped selling it as a standalone offering. During this time, customers migrated from the "Livelink" to bundles that contained Enterprise Server that had names like "Livelink for Document Management" (later modified to "Livelink ECM - Document Management") and "Livelink ECM - Content Lifecycle Management" (which bundled records management and archiving capabilities with document management).

OpenText ECM Suite and OpenText Content Server

In late 2008, OpenText introduced the OpenText ECM Suite as the overall name for our portfolio of enterprise content management products. At the same time, we made the decision to market all of our products under the OpenText brand.

As a result of this decision, the technology component formerly known as Livelink ECM - Enterprise Server became known as "OpenText Content Server."

Today, we consider former Livelink customers to be customers of "OpenText ECM Suite, Content Lifecycle Management" or some of its components.

Rebranded Products Lookup

If you are looking for an OpenText product under a previous name, you can look up the new name in the Rebranded Products table.